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November 24, 2013
SD Capitol tree lighting ceremony is Tuesday
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's Capitol comes alive for Christmas this week. The lighting ceremony for nearly 100 decorated trees set up around the building is Tuesday evening. The trees were decorated by volunteers from communities, schools, churches, nonprofit organizations...
November 24, 2013 - 11:46pm
November 18, 2013
Two Janklow portraits added to Capitol governor collection
By Bob Mercer Capitol Correspondent PIERRE – Bill Janklow was the only governor in the history of South Dakota to serve more than two...
November 18, 2013 - 7:18am
November 15, 2013
Portraits of late Gov. Janklow being unveiled
PIERRE (AP) — Two portraits of former Gov. Bill Janklow are being added to South Dakota's gallery of gubernatorial portraits at the Capitol in Pierre. KCCR radio reports that a late-Friday unveiling was scheduled in the Capitol Rotunda. Current Gov. Dennis Daugaard, members...
November 15, 2013 - 3:08pm
November 13, 2013
SD treasurer reports $125M in unclaimed property receipts for ’13
PIERRE — State Treasurer Rich Sattgast released the state’s November unclaimed property receipts for the year, showing the state received $125 million in unclaimed property, far exceeding last year’s estimate of $52 million. “This dollar amount is double what we had estimated...
November 13, 2013 - 6:46am
November 12, 2013
Christmas at Capitol starts later this month
PIERRE — Christmas trees will begin to fill South Dakota Capitol hallways later this month for the annual Christmas at the Capitol holiday display. More than 90 Christmas trees will be decorated Nov. 23-24 by members of schools, churches, communities and civic groups from across...
November 12, 2013 - 10:41pm
November 4, 2013
MERCER: A lineup card for the GOED mystery
PIERRE — Who and what are state and federal investigators probing in the Governor’s Office of Economic Development? We might never know unless criminal charges are brought. The matter allegedly happened before Gov. Dennis Daugaard took office in January 2011. The governor...
November 4, 2013 - 7:27am
October 3, 2013
Shots heard outside U.S. Capitol, building in lockdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — A police officer was reported injured after gunshots at the U.S. Capitol, police said Thursday. They locked down the entire...
October 3, 2013 - 2:13pm
September 25, 2013
Review: SD spends least in nation on operations, staff for Legislature
By Bob Mercer Capitol correspondent PIERRE — South Dakota spends the least for the operations and staff of its Legislature, according to the audit of management and performance performed by three reviewers for the National Conference of State Legislatures. The review, commissioned...
September 25, 2013 - 11:08pm
Lawmakers ax longtime LRC director Fry
LRC director planned to resign in October; after report revealed, legislators cut ties immediately.
September 25, 2013 - 11:00pm
September 10, 2013
Black Hills Power, PUC agree to deal for customers
PIERRE -- Residential customers of Black Hills Power would pay 5.7 percent more for their electricity under a deal pending before the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission. Most general-service customers would see an increase of 7.6 percent, while large general-service and industrial...
September 10, 2013 - 8:58pm
State continues push for raw-milk rules
PIERRE -- The state Department of Agriculture isn't backing down from its goal to require better labeling including freshness dates on raw milk sold commercially in South Dakota. Department officials plan another public hearing, this time on Oct. 9, in hope of getting the labeling...
September 10, 2013 - 8:47pm
September 9, 2013
Lead-Deadwood to be capitals for a day
LEAD (AP) — The Black Hills communities of Lead and Deadwood will serve as the state's honorary capitals for a day next Friday. Planned activities include a main street walk, tours of both towns, a roundtable meeting and a community social. Residents are invited to attend...
September 9, 2013 - 2:31pm
August 20, 2013
Sprucing up the SD Capitol
PIERRE -- The $2.7 million renovation of the state Capitol's 199 panels of antique stained glass began Monday, as the first pieces were carefully...
August 20, 2013 - 7:37am
July 31, 2013
SD gets grant to train dislocated workers
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation has received a $418,000 federal grant to help train long-term dislocated workers for high-demand occupations. State Labor Secretary Pam Roberts says the department refers people to training that will lead to jobs...
July 31, 2013 - 3:16pm
July 30, 2013
Gregory co-op called regulatory success
GREGORY -- The elevator goes by Interstate Commodities Inc., Gregory branch -- successor of Gregory Farmers Elevator -- a cooperative that failed...
July 30, 2013 - 10:38pm